Events SCQF Level 6

Building knowledge of organising an event, from planning and costing to marketing.


Why take this course?

This one year programme SQA certificated course will provide a good foundation for those aspiring to work in the hospitality sector or event management.

What you will experience

This course comprises the following units:

  • Event Organisation
  • Events Costing — An Introduction
  • Corporate Events

And a further unit to be determined by College from Marketing in Travel and Tourism — An Introduction to Marketing: Basic Principles & Applications.

It may be possible for the student to complete the Work Experience Unit at SCQF Level 5.

Key facts

Entry requirements

Pupils should expect to study at SCQF Level 6. This is suited to pupils who have already completed Skills for Work National 5 Hospitality or Skills for Work Travel & Tourism but it is not a pre-requisite for entry.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Whilst you are taking part in the course you will be required to:

  • Always be ready to start your class at the given time;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to learning and self–study;
  • Adhere to the School Pupils Code of Commitment.

Eating and drinking are not permitted in workshops and classrooms. Drinking water is available from water dispensers in the corridors within the College buildings.

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

Upon successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to one of the following full-time courses at North East Scotland College:


For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.


Please note that courses are subject to minimum viability levels. In the event of insufficient numbers of applications, courses may be withdrawn from the programme. Certain courses are arranged with schools working in a consortium arrangement – in such cases, pupils from consortium schools will be given priority in the allocation of places.